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  • Reshaping EnvironmentsENVS10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject explores how environments shape us and we humans reshape the environment. It examines human attitudes to, impacts on and interactions with the environments in which we live by considering ‘natural', transformed and built environments as sites of production and consumption, imagining ...

  • Natural EnvironmentsENVS10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The subject introduces students to the elements of natural systems that underpin Agricultural production and Natural Resource Management. A critical understanding of these elements and systems is fundamental for the sustainable management of our natural resources. The subject will demonstrate how...

  • Solar EnergyENEN90033

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMSThis subject provides the application of principles of solar energy engineering. A number of solar technologies and applications methods are investigated.This subject uses a project based learning where students work in teams to design a solar system for a particular application considering e...

  • Water and Waste Water ManagementENEN90029

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSIn this subject students will learn about the fundamentals of water quality and the associated standards for use as potable water, recycled water or discharge into the environment in a sustainable manner. The subject will include the identification of risks and measures to control those risks...

  • Energy Efficiency TechnologyENEN90011

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    AIMSThis subject explores the scope and methods for improving energy efficiency across a range of sectors. Improving energy efficiency is one of the key responses to increasingly scarce natural resources and problems caused by pollutants arising from energy production and use. A range of energy s...

  • Groundwater HydrologyENEN90030

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    AIMS This subject covers theoretical and practical aspects of groundwater flow, and groundwater contaminant transport. The subject includes the field methods to characterise aquifers, the modelling of groundwater flow, and transport of, pollutants through porous media and reactions. The subject ...

  • Ecosystem & Forest Science Research Pt1NRMT40012

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject develops a student’s ability to design and undertake a research project in the fields of ecosystem science, landscape management or forest science and their related social sciences and to report on this in written and verbal form. The project is completed under supervision of an acad...

  • Ecosystem & Forest Science Research Pt2NRMT40016

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject develops a student’s ability to design and undertake a research project in the fields of ecosystem science, landscape management or forest science and their related social sciences and to report on this in written and verbal form. The project is completed under supervision of an acad...

  • Plant ProtectionNRMT20016

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject examines three key factors that impact on the health of plants: pests (insects and mites), weeds and pathogens. Students will learn how to identify common pest, disease and weed species and understand how to manage and control them, using biological principles and various control met...

  • Bushfire Planning & ManagementFRST90017


    The course covers the fundamentals of setting and achieving bushfire management objectives for ecological and fire protection purposes in natural ecosystems. It covers the contents of a fire management plan, setting objectives, developing fire prescriptions, undertaking monitoring and evaluation ...

  • Patterns and Processes of Landscape FireFRST90025


    The course covers the fundamentals of fire behaviour and the key drivers. Students will examine the importance of the key factors affecting fire behaviour including fuels, weather, topography and ignitions. Methodologies for measuring fuels, fuel moisture, and weather will be examined through the...

  • Ecosystem Processes of Water and SoilFRST90022


    The subject follows the fate of water as it moves into and through a broad range of land systems and the soil processes that influence the quality and quantity of water. These landscapes include upland forested catchments, extensively managed rural landscapes, intensive land use along floodplains...

  • Mapping EnvironmentsENVS10006

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    In this subject students will learn how information is produced and used to support decision making in urban and rural environments. This includes methods of data collection, mapping, information communication through visualisation, and decision-support systems. Students will gain spatial literac...

  • Advanced Dynamical MeteorologyATOC90012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    The aim of the subject is to explore the basic dynamical principles governing flow in a rotating frame of reference (the Earth's frame of reference), and to use these principles to understand the large-scale dynamics of the atmosphere.

  • Atmospheric Processes and CompositionATOC30008

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject presents a comprehensive view of the processes that are responsible for the structure, composition and properties of the atmosphere. It will focus on local and regional scales, covering aerosol and cloud processes such as formation, precipitation and lightning. It will address how th...

  • Forest SystemsFRST30001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    At a global scale forests are managed by societies in a wide range of ways for goods and services that reflect the needs of people and their aspirations for the environment. Forests are viewed and valued by society in many different ways, often in competition with each other, adding significant c...

  • Forests in the Asia Pacific RegionFRST90030

    Offered:NovemberYear:2019Quotas apply

    The Asia Pacific region is of crucial importance to Australia and to the future management of global forest resources. The region has over half the world’s population and countries with the fastest growing populations and economies. This is placing increased demand on forest resources in the regi...

  • Fire in the Australian LandscapeFRST20015

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Australian ecosystems are inextricably linked to fire and adapted to specific fire regimes.  The subject explores the role of fire in contemporary Australian landscapes.  Combustion is the result of physical and chemical processes occurring at multiple scales.  Students will be taught the fundam...

  • Urban Forest EcosystemsFRST30003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject imparts detailed knowledge on the crucial role that urban forests are playing in the development and resilience of sustainable cities around the world, using both local and international case studies. It begins by exploring the unique composition of urban forests, and the multiple so...

  • Biosecurity: Managing Invasive SpeciesNRMT90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Invasions are natural ecological phenomena. Dispersing individuals encounter suitable habitat, establish, spread and evolve. In this way, species have radiated outwards from their origins, colonised distant offshore islands, and species have spread in response to changes in climate. Human-induce...